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Lawyers’ share of stent settlement nears $15M

Plaintiffs’ lawyers in two class-action lawsuits brought by patients who alleged they received unnecessary stents at St. Joseph Medical Center are requesting almost $15 million in fees as part of the $37 million settlement, according to court documents.

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Judges’ powers at issue in stent case

The judge who oversees Baltimore County Circuit Court overstepped his authority when he overturned a trial judge’s decision about how best to handle the litigation against Mark G. Midei and St. Joseph Medical Center Inc., an attorney for the healthcare facility told Maryland’s top court Friday.

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Cardinal ‘disappointed’ with decision of St. Joseph’s board

The University of Maryland Medical System has agreed to honor the Catholic identity and religious heritage of the St. Joseph Medical Center in Towson as the medical giant begins talks to buy the beleaguered community hospital this spring. But that ...

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Report: Medicare paid millions for stent implants

WASHINGTON — A Senate investigation found that Medicare spent millions of dollars for stents implanted by a Maryland doctor accused of putting them in patients who didn’t need them, according to a report released Monday. The investigation also found that ...

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